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Patriots playoffs run stopped

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent LOUISBURG — The Franklin Academy softball team was eliminated from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A playoffs Friday with an 8-3 loss to East Columbus. The defeat in the second round ends the Patriots season with an...
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Cougars come out flat in playoff opener

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Conference champs with a No. 1 seed for the state softball tournament, the 16-1-1 Wake Forest softball team was slated to be a top contender for the state title as they entered the playoffs. But all of that expectation was dashed on...
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Huskies fight for each other to the very end

By David Allen Staff Writer CARY — The Heritage High Baseball team has been a role model this season of what a team can accomplish after surviving a trial by fire. Making it to the third round of the state playoffs is an accomplishment any team would be proud of. For the Huskies,...
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Record leap makes history

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — It’s not every day you get to see a school’s history being made, even rarer to be a part of making it. But for Franklinton High School high jumper Charity Snelling, she got to do just that.. Charity leapt to both a new personal and new...

Folk Festival coming to Oak View Park

RALEIGH — A folk festival is the fitting finale to Oak View County Parks’ exhibition, In Search of a New Deal. The free, family-friendly event focuses on the 1930s and ’40s and takes place June 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4028 Carya Drive in Raleigh. Crafts and activities...